Refugees from Darfur in a transit camp, near the city of Tine on the Chad border (June, 2004).

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stands for Voluntary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies. It is a network representing 84 European non governmental organisations (NGOs) active in humanitarian aid worldwide. Unlike its members, VOICE is not operational.

Seeking to involve its members in advocacy, common positioning and information exchange, VOICE is the main NGO interlocutor with the European Union on emergency aid and disaster risk reduction and it promotes the values of humanitarian NGOs. more

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International Day for Disaster Reduction - 2015 NEW   [13/10/2015]  
At the occasion of the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, VOICE is proud to celebrate its active participation in promoting disaster risk reduction. more
VOICE meets Commission Vice President to talk humanitarian financing NEW   [12/10/2015]  
VOICE in cooperation with ICVA, SCHR and InterAction, has been engaged in joint work to provide NGO input to High-Level Panel (HLP) on Humanitarian Financing. more
VOICE Director debates priorities for World Humanitarian Summit at high-level French conference NEW   [18/09/2015]  
The annual Convergences conference in France, where President Hollande was the keynote speaker, discussed the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), looking at principles, the future of humanitarian aid, and future models and financing methods. more
VOICE members sign open letter on humanitarian crises and climate change NEW   [17/09/2015]  
VOICE members Action Contre la Faim and CARE France in association with the French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (IRIS), the Crisis and Support Centre, organised a Conference on Climate Change and humanitarian crises: understanding and action on 9 September. more
World Humanitarian Day 2015: Inspire the Worlds Humanity   [19/08/2015]  
Remembering those 22 aid workers who were killed at the bombing of the UN headquarters in Bagdad on 19 August 2003, and honoring all those who have lost or continue to risk their lives in humanitarian service, VOICE members join the seventh World Humanitarian Day on 19 August to commemorate aid workers™ sacrifices and to celebrate the humanitarian spirit together with the international humanitarian community. more
August is Humanitarian Month of the European Year for Development   [04/08/2015]  
Within the 2015 European Year for Development (EYD), the August theme is devoted to humanitarian aid. According to the latest special Eurobarometer 90% of EU citizens say that it is important that the EU funds humanitarian aid. You can read our EYD dedicated edition of the VOICE Out Loud on our website. more
VOICE and the World Humanitarian Summit   [03/08/2015]  
VOICE has played an active role in the WHS Regional Consultations for Europe and Others. Building on this engagement, in June, VOICE took part in a consultation meeting with the European Commission’s DG ECHO (Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department). more


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